Making Work Pay: The Benefits of the 1996-1997 Minimum Wage Increase for Low-Wage Workers in the U.S. and Pennsylvania

Howard Wial |

In a national study, “Making Work Pay: The Impact of the 1996-97 Minimum Wage Increase,” Jared Bernstein and John Schmitt of the EPI examined how these increases affected low-wage workers. Building on the EPI analysis, the KRC examines the impacts of the minimum-wage increase on low-wage workers in Pennsylvania in this research paper.